Plant Care Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades

Taxonomy

Anthurium 'Ace of Spades'
Anthurium
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Ace of Spades

Water

How often to water your Ace of Spades

Water needs for Ace of Spades
0.5 cups
every 9

Ace of Spades needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Ace of Spades

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Ace of Spades in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

59% Medium

Growing Ace of Spades in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 29th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in San Diego, California

Sunlight will decrease by 22.7% ☀️

November 28th, 2022

San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 22.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Ace of Spades in San Diego, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 29th, 2022

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Ace of Spades in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ace of Spades: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Ace of Spades may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ace of Spades

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ace of Spades: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Ace of Spades after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Ace of Spades

Nutrient needs for plant Ace of Spades in San Diego, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…

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Care Summary for Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Diego, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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